“Family Feud” claimed the top spot in the syndication ratings for the week of May 30-June 5. The game show earned a 7.2 household rating, six tenths better than second-place “Judge Judy” (which was in reruns for most of the week).
“Live with Kelly” was the top syndicated talk show with a 2.8, beating the 2.6 for a week of reruns on “Dr. Phil.”
Top 25 syndicated shows in households for May 30-June 5, 2016
|Rank||Show||Dist||Days||Household Rating||Women 25-54 Rating|
|1||FAMILY FEUD (AT)||2/T||MTWTF..||7.2||3.5|
|2||JUDGE JUDY (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||6.6||2.8|
|4||WHEEL OF FORTUNE||CTD||MTWTF..||5.9||1.8|
|6||THE BIG BANG THEORY-SYN (AT)||WB||MTWTF..||5.1||3.5|
|7||LAW & ORDER: SVU-WKL (AT)||NBU||……S||4.5||2.9|
|8||FAMILY FEUD-WK (AT)||2/T||……S||3.8||1.6|
|9||THE BIG BANG THEORY WKND (AT)||WB||…..SS||3.7||2.4|
|10||MODERN FAMILY-MF-SYN (AT)||2/T||MTWTF..||3.0||2.2|
|11||LIVE WITH KELLY||DAD||MTWTF..||2.8||1.3|
|11t||THE CLOSER (AT)||WB||……S||2.8||1.2|
|14||INSIDE EDITION (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||2.7||1.1|
|14t||WHEEL OF FORTUNE WKND||CTD||……S||2.7||0.7|
|16||DR. PHIL SHOW (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||2.6||1.2|
|16t||TWO AND A HALF MEN-SYN (AT)||WB||MTWTF..||2.6||1.5|
|16t||BOB’S BURGERS-SYN (AT)||2/T||……S||2.6||1.6|
|16t||FAMILY GUY-WK-SYN (AT)||2/T||……S||2.6||1.6|
|20||MODERN FAMILY-WK-SYN (AT)||2/T||……S||2.4||1.5|
|21||HOT BENCH (AT)||CTD||MTWTF..||2.3||0.9|
|22||FAMILY GUY-MF-SYN (AT)||2/T||MTWTF..||2.1||1.3|
|23||2 BROKE GIRLS-SYN (AT)||WB||MTWTF..||2.0||1.6|
|23t||ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW||WB||MTWTF..||2.0||1.0|
|25||ES COURT COMBO||CFE||MTWTF..||1.9||0.8|
|25t||BLUE BLOODS (AT)||CTD||……S||1.9||0.7|
Why do you use household ratings here but nowhere else? Ad deals for syndicated shows are largely based on household ratings and, for daytime shows, ratings among women 25-54.
What about “The Simpsons”? “Simpsons” repeats in syndication are not counted in the weekly ratings because they don’t include any national advertising.
“Weekend Adventure” is a package of nature shows airing weekends on many ABC stations.
For syndicated shows airing on multiple days, the viewership is the average of all telecasts.
Distributor key: DAD = Disney ABC Domestic Television, SPT= Sony Pictures Television, 2/T=Twentieth Television, WB = Warner Bros., CTD = CBS Television Distribution, NBU = NBCUniversal.
AT = Additional Time/Telecasts, more than the typical number of episodes or time periods/week.
Source: The Nielsen Company.